He's hired Iago to be his wingman, but Iago basically uses him as a walking ATM. Iago takes the jewelry Roderigo thinks he's giving to Desdemona and sells it for a profit. Roderigo wants revenge because Othello is married to Desdemona, the woman Roderigo is madly in love with. Tush! Iago manipulates Roderigo while he is vulnerable and tells him, “Make all the money thou canst” (1.3.356-357). Othello agrees … Roderigo is a rich, unintelligent guy who thinks that if he sends Desdemona enough expensive presents, she'll fall in love with him. At first Roderigo is incredulous at the idea that Desdemona could be in love with Cassio, but Iago keeps on talking, and Roderigo agrees to his plan. Her father appears to be a controlling man, and she stands up to him. I,1,2. He is willing to do anything to win her love. Desdemona: Desdemona is Othello's wife in Shakespeare's Othello.She is a young woman who defies her father's wishes and marries Othello instead of Roderigo. It is revealed that he has previously warned Roderigo of his daughter, saying “My daughter is not for thee,” (Act One, Scene One), but she takes control.She speaks for herself instead … At the end of the play, Roderigo tries to stab Cassio, but it does … Best Answer Answered by jill d #170087 on 3/27/2013 1:54 PM Cassio loves Desdemona … The Moor, the cause of Iago’s revenge, is described as someone … They can see nothing because of the darkness, and they are wary of helping the crying men in case it is a trap. She defies her father for her love “But here’s my husband, And so much duty as my mother showed To you, preferring you before her father, So much I challenge that I may profess Due to the Moor my lord” (Act 1 Scene 3, Line 184-188). What does Roderigo want to do after the trial is over and the marriage is declared legitimate? Lodovico and Graziano enter and hear Cassio’s and Roderigo’s cries. How does Iago comfort Roderigo after the trial is over and the marriage is declared legitimate? For example, he knows Roderigo is in love with Desdemona and figures that he would do anything to have her as his own. This tells everything about her love… Roderigo is shocked, but believes Iago, and ultimately is upset not only cause he does not have Desdemona, but has given Iago a great deal of his personal assets. Othello’s prestige is what carried him through life in a racist society, before he even met Desdemona. Compare Iago’s military rank to that of Cassio and Othello. Asked by aamna s #311341 on 3/27/2013 1:44 PM Last updated by Shikha A #983799 on 2/25/2020 2:42 PM Answers 2 Add Yours. "Othello Act 4 Scene 2" Track Info Othello William Shakespeare Iago talks it off and Roderigo agrees to keep paying Iago. 3. Desdemona says she fell in love with Othello's character and profession, and if she's left behind while he's in war, the very qualities she loves will be absent from her. Because he is in love with Desdemona and will do whatever it takes to get her to fall for him. But to his shock, Desdemona has eloped and married Othello, a Moor. Roderigo… Are you really in love… [Act I, Scene III, Line 355] By playing on his hopes, Iago is able to swindle money and jewels from Roderigo, making himself a substantial profit, while using Roderigo … Roderigo hates Othello because he is in love with Desdemona and Othello recently married Desdemona. a. kill himself b. kill Othello c. kill Desdemona d. kill Iago. Alone with Iago, Roderigo, now in despair of winning Desdemona’s love, threatens suicide, but Iago persuades him instead to sell his lands for ready cash and to pursue Desdemona to Cyprus. Throughout Shakespeare’s play, Othello displays that he does not truly love Desdemona through his relationship was based on pity and not true love, the lack of trust Othello had for Desdemona raised false suspicion and Shakespeare’s design to create a tragedy with miscommunication between Othello and Desdemona. What does Iago mean when he says that: i) Cassio “never set a squadron in the field,/ Nor the division of a battle knows more than a spinster” (23-25) ii) Cassio is “mere prattle without practice” (27) Scene 1 : Iago and Roderigo tell Brabantio about Desdemona and Othello SUMMARY: It is nighttime, and Roderigo and Iago are … He is jealous that Desdemona loves Othello and not him. How does Iago convince Roderigo that Cassio is in love with Desdemona? Answered by Aslan on 11/20/2019 12:34 AM In Act II, Iagolies to Roderigoabout Desdemona … He comes in contact with the cunning Iago and falls a prey to him. JEALOUSY IN OTHELLO JENNIFER PUTNAM This paper was … … This explained partially by Roderigo’s jealousy: he is infatuated with Desdemona and has been for some time. To talk to Desdemona and seek her … Through Roderigo, Shakespeare portrays those who live in their own assumed reality. Roderigo still harbours some hope of being able to get Desdemona's love. His daughter is sleeping with Othello in graphic detail. Desdemona’s alleged infidelity is an act … To find Othello to rough him up. However, all that drives them is possessiveness, jealousy and pride.’ ‘Othello’s claim that he is ‘one that loved not wisely but too well’ is clearly false; he is simply a character who becomes obsessed with his wife’s … He first … His intentions are not to help Roderigo seek Desdemona but to have Brabantio after Othello because it will cause him, Othello, distress. All Roderigo does … Put money enough in your purse”, and Roderigo responds, “I’ll sell all my land” (I.iii, 375-76). with what is in Roderigo’s heart at all, meaning Iago does not care that Roderigo loves Desdemona and wishes to be with her. Roderigo is foolish and even at times unusually feeble-minded. This doesn't help Roderigo very much, and Roderigo becomes skeptic of Iago. What does Roderigo tell Signor Brabantio? Othello does truly love Desdemona. What reason does Roderigo have to hate Othello? Asked by Angie V #953140 on 11/19/2019 3:38 AM Last updated by Aslan on 11/20/2019 12:34 AM Answers 1 Add Yours. Iago barely squeezes himself out of that almost unfortunate … Roderigo is upset because he has learned the woman he wants to love, Desdemona has married another man, Othello. But love does not care it makes you blind. For sure, though, Roderigo is easily manipulated and blinded by his unrequited love for Desdemona. Iago convinces Roderigo to kill Cassio, but Cassio is only wounded. When Cassio is fired from his position in Othello’s army, what does Iago tell him to do? In accordance with the definition of jealousy, Roderigo … Inspired by what he believes to be Iago’s successful vengeance, Othello returns to his bedroom to kill Desdemona. Are you fast married and is it real? Iago says, “Go to; farewell. Roderigo thinks that with his wealth, he can buy Desdemona … Roderigo is a rich guy. a. kill himself. Iago’s … never tell me; I take it much unkindly That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse... 2. The Duke thinks they can settle these domestic disputes on their own. Iago is a captain in the Venetian defence forces. This love is expressed in his admiration and devotion for her. Roderigo’s simple nature, combined with Iago’s opportunistic one, allows Iago to ingratiate himself with Roderigo to the point where Roderigo trusts him completely — a relationship that will be crucial to Iago’s plan of revenge later in the play. Iago promises to help Roderigo murder Cassio so that Othello–and therefore Desdemona–will have to stick around in Cyprus. Declare his love to Desdemona Pick a fight with Cassio Run off to join the Turks Assassinate Othello 5 of 5. After Roderigo tells the reader he would rather die than not be with Desdemona, Iago says, “If thou dost, I shall never love thee after.” (1.3.309). So is Desdemona blind with her love. Contents. Roderigo is the one that goes to the house of Brabantio to provoke him into an anger so that he may … I,1,7. Then Iago convinces Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having a love affair behind his back. Iago manipulates Roderigo’s foolish nature to not only gain riches … That makes him third in command. However, as a black man who has had to fight for all his respect, he cannot bear to lose it. in detail plz. Thou told'st me thou didst hold him in thy hate. Roderigo’s love for Desdemona blurs his judgement and he spends almost all of his money in an attempt to win her love in Cyprus. To help him, Iago gets Cassio drunk and tells Roderigo to start a fight with him. Othello is the general and Cassio is his lieutenant. messing with feelings . This quote demonstrates Desdemona's strength and bravery. Speeches (Lines) for Roderigo in "Othello" Total: 59. print/save view. Iago convinces Roderigo that Desdemona loves Cassio, so he must get rid of Cassio if he wants Desdemona's love. Roderigo does listen to Iago, who tells him that Desdemona is in love with Cassio, so Roderigo needs to be valiant and do something that will anger Cassio and make him lose his job. Iago says about Roderigo, "Thus do I ever make my fool my purse." Iago begins to plot to himself how he may use Othello’s marriage to get back at Othello and to get Cassio’s place as lieutenant. Roderigo is now completely loyal to Iago, and is optimistic that his love will be his by tomorrow night. ‘Brabantio’s role as Desdemona’s father and Roderigo’s role as her suitor suggest that they both love Desdemona. Rodrigo is one of those modern days one-sided lovers. Roderigo’s passion to Desdemona, his foolishness, and trusting nature help Iago to succeed in his evil plan. He is in love with Desdemona. Another object of manipulation is Cassio whose love for women and wine as well as his concerns of reputation makes him a victim of Iago’s brutal intentions. a. encourages him to find a new love b. lists all of Desdemona's faults c. assures Roderigo … The passage then ends with Roderigo leaving the stage, leaving Iago alone to recite a soliloquy, revealing his true emotions to the audience for the first time. 3. … What does Iago ask Othello about his marriage to Desdemona? Examine the view that: from the first 3 scenes does the audience believes that Othello and Desdemona’s love will prevail In act 1 scene 1 we are introduced to Othello and Desdemona by two other people by the names of Iago and Roderigo. Home Othello Q & A Does cassio loves desdemona Othello Does cassio loves desdemona. He despises her. Iago enters carrying a light. … Why is it significant that Iago ask that? Whether Desdemona is to stay or go, Othello needs to leave for battle now. Iago is an ancient. Iago (to Roderigo) I know my price; I am worth no worse a place: Iago (to Roderigo) Perferment goes by letter and affection/ And not by old gradation, where each second/ Stood heir to th’ first Meaning: it is not about loyalty, but who you know: Iago (to Roderigo about Othello) We cannot all be masters, nor all masters/ Cannot be … Roderigo is upset because he loves Desdemona and had asked … What does Iago convince Roderigo to do? He wants to win her love. OPTIONS: Show cue speeches • Show full speeches # Act, Scene, Line (Click to see in context) Speech text: 1. He feeds illusion to an extent that he refuses to see the love Desdemona has … First of all, the relationship between Othello and Desdemona … In his first speech, Iago seems very controlling over Roderigo… He lusts after her. Act I. 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